1782 - Questions Arise

Now that the British have surrendered to the Americans, what will happen to the black men who fought in the Revolutionary War? Most slaves who were captured are returned to their masters. But the British agree to hear arguments, called "appeals," from the black men. The British give money to the slave masters and grant freedom to those blacks who helped them.
"'Liberty to slaves:' The black response" By Jeffrey J. Crow

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